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Island Roots Charters

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Address: Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
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Explore the islands both above and below the water with Island Roots...

Explore the islands both above and below the water with Island Roots Charters.

We specialize in snorkeling trips and island hopping to the most popular and most secluded spots in the US and British Virgin Islands.

Our team of captains can customize your day to whatever experience you’re looking for. Whether it’s above or below the sea – from sea turtles to shipwrecks, from beginner snorkelers to advanced divers, from bar hoppers to sunbathers! We’re happy to make all that and more possible!

Our boats will keep you comfortable and safe while you explore this beautiful Caribbean paradise surrounded by cool trade winds, clear aqua waters, vibrant sea life, white sand beaches, and lush mountainous scenery.

ASK ABOUT our Full Day, Half Day, Extended Day and Afternoon/Sunset Packages.

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Perfect excursion why staying in St John

Our captain/guide was very knowledgeable about the islands. He took into account our interests to plan he day. With kids(10 and 12) we had great snorkeling and swimming. Might... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our captain/guide was very knowledgeable about the islands. He took into account our interests to plan he day. With kids(10 and 12) we had great snorkeling and swimming. Might not be ideal with younger children.

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Carlisle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Jason was timely returning calls and emails and upon pickup. He took us to some great snorkling areas that were not easily accessible from land which is exactly what we wanted. Jason was very knowledgeable about the flora and fauna of St. John and have us good tips of what to look for where we where.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went out for our third trip with a Island Roots. We chose the half day option this time and were not disappointed. We had the pleasure of being shown some new and fabulous snorkeling spots by capt. Thomas this time who also kept us well entertained with local stories about the spots we visited. And he also deftly kept... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a fantastic day with Island Roots in February 2016. We had so much fun that we went out with Island Roots again this year. We are snorkeling enthusiasts and have snorkeled in many different places around the world over the years. These two trips with Island Roots are hands down the best experiences we ever... More 

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thomas was a great Captain. This is the first time we went out with him-We requested to visit Norman Island and Tortola and had a great day. This is the 3rd time we have been on Island Roots and have found Captains Jason and Thomas to be knowledgeable and safe. Would highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first enjoyed a trip with Island Roots in April 2015 as a couple and had such an amazing time we decided to go again. This time we took our 2 daughters, ages 7 and 11. This trip we had captain Thomas, and he was just as capable as Captain Jason. Our daughters had an excellent experience for their first... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic day touring the BVI's with Island Roots and Thomas "Tommy" for the day. This is the 4th time I have chartered a boat and Island Roots did not disappoint. My parents joined us and Thomas was the perfect Captain, answering questions, helping out at Willie's and overall just blending into our day. We had a fantastic... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great half day with Island Roots last week. The weather was pretty windy when we got up and I was concerned that it would preclude us from hitting the prime snorkel spots around STJ. However, it actually worked to our advantage. Thomas (our Captain) told us that the way the wind was coming, it actually will help... More 

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great trip with Capt. Thomas. Thomas gave us a lot of local information while cruising and we had a great time visiting various bars and snorkeling.

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orlando, fl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thomas was such a great captain and tour guide. He was very patient and engaging with our three little kids! We look forward to having him take us out again!!

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